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Literary Agents Database

The Literary Agents list includes agents and literary agencies that represent poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of books they're interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them.

Name Literary Agency Interested in Representing
Miriam Altshuler Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Claudia Ballard William Morris Endeavor Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Humor, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts Writers House Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Healing/Health, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction
Laura Biagi Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental
Georges Borchardt Georges Borchardt Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Paul Bresnick Bresnick Weil Literary Agency Fiction, Nonfiction
Sarah Burnes The Gernert Company Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Chris Calhoun Chris Calhoun Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Political, War
Terra Chalberg Chalberg & Sussman Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Elyse Cheney Elyse Cheney Literary Associates Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Political
Laura Dail The Laura Dail Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Healing/Health, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Nonfiction
Brian DeFiore DeFiore and Company Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Sandy Dijkstra Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Henry Dunow Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Mark Falkin Falkin Literary Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Humor, Literary Fiction
Jenni Ferrari-Adler Brick House Literary Agents Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Christy Fletcher Fletcher & Company Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Nonfiction
Emily Forland Brandt & Hotchman Literary Agents, Inc. Fiction, Literary Fiction
Kate Garrick DeFiore and Company Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Charlotte Gusay The Charlotte Gusay Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction
David Haviland Andrew Lownie Literary Agency Fiction
Markus Hoffman Regal Literary Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Jennifer Joel ICM Partners Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Kirby Kim William Morris Endeavor Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Dan Kirschen ICM Partners Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Jeff Kleinman Folio Literary Management Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Stuart Krichevsky Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Ellen Levine Trident Media Group Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Historical
Jay Mandel William Morris Endeavor Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction
Carol Mann Carol Mann Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction
Maria Massie Lippincott Massie McQuilkin Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Rob McQuilkin Lippincott Massie McQuilkin Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Historical
Duvall Osteen Aragi Inc. Fiction, Humor, Narrative Nonfiction
Chris Parris-Lamb The Gernert Company Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Rena Rossner The Deborah Harris Agency Fiction, Historical, Nonfiction, Political
Elizabeth Winick Rubenstein McIntosh & Otis Feminist, Fiction, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Love
Marly Rusoff Marly Rusoff Literary Agency Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Danielle Svetcov Levine Greenberg Rostan Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Journalism/Investigative Reporting
Michelle Tessler Tessler Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Rachel Vogel The Waxman Leavell Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Elisabeth Weed The Book Group Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction
Kimberly Witherspoon Inkwell Management Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Joanne Wyckoff Carol Mann Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction

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